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Texas Traditions

234 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4441
+1 361-553-5555
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pies” (8 reviews)
“fried pickles” (6 reviews)
“meatloaf” (5 reviews)
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234 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4441
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff listened to you and answered questions about food to ensure you had no surprises when food arrived. We have eaten here numerous times without any issues. Food actually has flavor.

Thank 451altone
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'm usually disappointed unless I've decided beforehand to splurge and have a steak. The desserts are great and I'd recommend just having that.

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for lunch after transporting a RV for someone. I saw the reviews, and we decided to try it. Great staff, wonderful salad bar, and the food was hot and fresh when it arrived to our table. The pie is...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Prices were a bit high, but that's to be expected for good food. The fried pickles were absolutely amazing!!! It was the perfect amount for two people to split. I had the jalapeño bread (TOTALLY worth the extra dollar) chicken salad sandwich. My biggest regret...More

Thank Happy-To-Hike
texastraditions, Owner at Texas Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

thank you so much for the nice review. we appreciate your feedback. vic ,marty and crew

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Congenial host, pleasant waitstaff make for a leisurely lunch on Main Street. Good food - but surprisingly small salad bar plates. In spite of that we would stop again.

Thank GinaWst
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The place definitely has a charm to it, from the open, wooden dining room to the oldies music playing. The manager and our server were both so friendly, laid back and eager to please. The salad bar is small (the plates even smaller) but clean...More

Thank djz032070
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Not many choices in Port Lavaca, but this had a lot of charm. We stopped for lunch and had the rib platter and Texas burger. Good choices and very filling. We wished we had room for pie which looked amazing. Friendly service.

Thank Dansker58
texastraditions, Owner at Texas Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

thank you for the kind words and happy you were so pleased, thanks again,vic,marty, and crew

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fried pickes appetizer is great. chicken fried chicken equals awesome. Get mashpot and green beans. The burger is great too. Homemade ding dong to boot, or the jack daniels pecan pie or coconut pie. .

Thank appetizers17
texastraditions, Owner at Texas Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

thank you for the nice words, vic,pat,marty and crew

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Enjoyed this eatery. Great food, had the meatloaf and a friend had the chicken fried chicken. This is in the middle of older part of Port Lavaca. Nice atmosphere and nice staff.

Thank Terry S
texastraditions, Owner at Texas Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

I was very happy you were pleased with everything and everybody, thanks for the nice review. vic ,pat, marty and crew

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way back to Serendipity RV park in Palacios & and boy were we glad we did! Didn't look like much from outside but inside has very nicely decorated. Service was quick, friendly and attentive. Hubby had chicken fried steak with green...More

Thank Janice998
texastraditions, Owner at Texas Traditions, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

thank you so much for the kind words. our goal is satisfied folks like you,vic,pat,marty and crew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 E Main St, Port Lavaca, TX 77979-4441
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-553-5555
home style cooking, bakery that offers homemade pies and ding dongs, and cheesecake factory cakes, voted best steaks in Calhoun county 2 years in row, hungry yet!
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